Chicken and Broccoli Stir Fry

I love this with chicken, you can use breast or thigh, but I find thighs tender and easy to eat. Shrimp sings in this sauce as does pork or turkey tenderloin.

If you keep a pantry of Asian sauce ingredients you can make this in less time than the wait for take out.

Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon peanut oil
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1/2-inch strips
  • 2 tablespoons minced peeled fresh ginger or Garden Gourmet fresh ginger in a tube (found in supermarket produce section)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1 broccoli crown, cut into small florets
Instructions
  • Whisk together in a small bowl - soy sauce, vinegar, oyster sauce, sesame oil and cornstarch, set aside.
  • In a nonstick wok or large skillet, heat peanut oil over high, add chicken and cook until browned, 6 to 8 minutes.
  • Add ginger, garlic, scallions, and broccoli and stir fry until broccoli is tender, 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add 1/4 cup water along with soy sauce mixture and cook, stirring, until thickened, about 1 minute.